BFBS offers three main radio services:

  • Forces Radio BFBS for upbeat music-based programming and news
  • BFBS Radio 2 for music, sport and speech including the best of the BBC for audiences based away from the UK
  • Gurkha Radio, BFBS for Nepali language programmes

Forces Radio BFBS can be heard across the UK on DAB+, in the UK and overseas on FM, and online. You can also find us on Sky guide 0211 and Freesat 786 in the UK. BFBS Radio 2 can be heard overseas on FM, and online. Gurkha Radio, BFBS can be heard across the UK on AM, overseas on FM, and online.  Many of our radio services can also be heard on your BFBS set-top box overseas.


You can find out if Forces Radio BFBS is available on DAB+ in your location using Digital Radio's Online Coverage Checker and there are more FAQs here.

Make sure you’re not missing out on Forces Radio BFBS by retuning your DAB+ now and again.

To retune is as simple as the touch of a button and all your stations will be right up to date.

Find out how to retune your digital radio at

Listen Online

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Get the BFBS App

You can listen to all of Forces Radio BFBS' stations and streams anywhere, anytime using our app for Apple or Android mobile devices.
Get it on Google Play

Sky/Freesat (UK)

On a Sky Digital box we’re listed under the 'Radio' section of your Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) – punch in Channel 0211 and you'll be listening. On a Freesat satellite receiver, we're also under the 'Radio' section, Channel 786.

FM (Overseas)

Forces Radio BFBS and BFBS Radio 2 broadcasts on FM in many Forces locations in the UK and overseas. You can hear a selection of BFBS Radio 2 programmes online (but licensing restrictions mean we do not simulcast BBC programmes on the web).

Gurkha Radio, BFBS

Gurkha Radio, BFBS broadcasts on AM and DAB in select UK locations as well as on FM in the Falkland Islands, Afghanistan, Brunei, Nepal, Belize and on Ops.

Find your UK bases station by location:

  • Aldershot BFBS UK Bases 102.5 MHz
  • Blandford BFBS UK Bases 89.3 MHz
  • RAF Brize Norton BFBS UK Bases 106.1 MHz
  • Bulford BFBS UK Bases 106.8 MHz
  • Catterick BFBS UK Bases 106.9 MHz
  • Colchester BFBS UK Bases 107 MHz


Northern Ireland

  • Aldergrove BFBS Radio 106.5 MHz
  • Hollywood (Belfast) BFBS Radio 101 MHz
  • Lisburn BFBS Radio 100.6 MHz



  • Edinburgh (Dreghorn) BFBS UK Bases 98.5 MHz
  • Edinburgh (Glencorse) BFBS UK Bases 1287 KHz
  • Fort George BFBS UK Bases 87.7 MHz
  • Inverness BFBS UK Bases 87.7 MHz